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Through the approval of ballot measures 2B/2C in 2011 and 2E in 2013 , voters asked the City of Boulder to explore options that could deliver clean, reliable, low-cost, local energy. You can learn how the city is moving toward this goal here.
On Jan 27, 2015, the Energy Future team provided City Council and the community an update on electric industry trends and a briefing on the recent City of Minneapolis-Xcel Energy agreement. (Colorado in Context PDF ) (Utility of the Future Graphic) (Council Video - Energy Future) (Memo)
On Jan. 14, 2015, Boulder District Court Judge Judith LaBuda affirmed a Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC) ruling that would require the city to seek permission from the PUC before exercising its constitutional right to acquire portions of the electric system currently owned by Xcel Energy. Check out the city's press release and Judge LaBuda's rulling.
On Jan. 12, 2015 the city released a Q and A about the municipalization modeling process and sample cash-flow spreadsheet. You can view the spreadsheet itself here.
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Boulder may create a local, publicly owned utility, also called a municipal utility. Learn about the muni exploration process here.
Information about regulatory and legal proceedings, including filings at the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC).
Attempts to partner with our current investor-owned utility, Xcel Energy.
News about Boulder Energy Future.
Learn how energy services differ from the traditional utility business model.
City-hosted events including regular and special council meetings, as well as study sessions and other community-hosted events.
Energy Future Videos
This is a video segment from the September 5, 2014 episode of Inside Boulder News. For more videos, visit: BoulderChannel8.com
This video is a segment from the August 29, 2014 episode of Inside Boulder and features a discussion about the Boulder Energy Challenge to reduce greenhouse gasses. For more Inside Boulder visit www.BoulderChannel8.com
This video is a segment from the August 22, 2014 episode of "A Boulder View" and features an interview with Boulder City Council Member Sam Weaver. For more "A Boulder View" visit www.BoulderChannel8.com